Common upgrades to begin this fall...

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Published August 14, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — A series of Town Common improvement projects will begin this fall. The new septic system for the Meeting House and Lynnfield Public Library will be installed in late September. Additionally, the Town Common gazebo is being eyed for completion later this fall and the Meeting House is going to get a new roof and paint job. “This is a full upgrade of the Town Common and the Meeting House,” said Town Administrator Rob Dolan in an interview with the Villager. In an interview with the Villager, Town Engineer Charlie Richter said the shared septic system project will commence around Sept. 23 after several town events conclude. First Responders Day is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, Sept. 11, beginning at 6 p.m. A Healthy Lynnfield’s...

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Gustafson using music to change lives and inspire...

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Published August 14, 2019 By AVA FIGUCIA LYNNFIELD — Katrina Gustafson attended a Taylor Swift concert while in eighth grade in 2011 and realized there that she wanted to write and perform music. She has been writing and recording music ever since then and performing at local businesses and events. “I saw that (Taylor Swift) likes to tell a story with her music and I thought that was so cool – putting words to what people feel,” said Gustafson. “I like that people can use their music to not only change their own lives, but also other people’s lives and to inspire others.” Gustafson said she was often singing at a young age, but never considered it professionally until her freshman year of high school in 2013. Her family had recordings of her as...

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PHOTO: A dedicated crew

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PHOTO: The art of balance

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Library moves up on state funding list...

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Published August 7, 2019 By DAN TOMASELLO LYNNFIELD — The proposed new Lynnfield Public Library has moved up to number 12 on the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners’ waiting list for library construction projects. In an interview with the Villager, Library Building Committee Chairman Russell Boekenkroeger said the town moved up two spots on the list after state grant funds were recently released to Littleton and Sharon for those communities’ respective library projects. Lynnfield was 14th on the list at the beginning of the year. “(Littleton and Sharon) now must obtain Town Meeting approval for their total project costs and ballot box approval for the debt financing required within the next six to nine months,” said Boekenkroeger. Boekenkroeger said the proposed new library has an estimated cost of $21 million. “When Lynnfield submitted its...

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